People: Allan J. Reich, Partner

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Allan J. Reich

Partner

Chicago
Direct: (312) 460-5650
Fax: (312) 460-7650
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Mr. Reich is a senior partner in the Corporate Department in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Reich has represented and counseled clients regarding numerous domestic and international corporate, securities and financial transactions. He advises publicly traded corporations, privately held companies, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, investment banking firms and venture capitalists regarding a wide range of legal issues.

Specifically, Mr. Reich has structured and advised corporate clients regarding complex business mergers, acquisitions and dispositions involving up to several billion dollars of assets; counseled many public and private entrepreneurial growth companies; advised boards of directors and senior management regarding governance and corporate compliance issues; acted as issuer's and underwriter’s counsel in numerous public equity and debt securities offerings; and represented companies in a variety of national and international projects, including structuring joint ventures among multinational enterprises.

Mr. Reich serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Oakmark family of domestic and international mutual funds. He also serves on the Executive Council and is Chair of the International Relations Commission of the American Jewish Committee, serves on the Board of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Mr. Reich is a senior partner in the Corporate Department in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Reich has represented and counseled clients regarding numerous domestic and international corporate, securities and financial transactions. He advises publicly traded corporations, privately held companies, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, investment banking firms and venture capitalists regarding a wide range of legal issues.

Specifically, Mr. Reich has structured and advised corporate clients regarding complex business mergers, acquisitions and dispositions involving up to several billion dollars of assets; counseled many public and private entrepreneurial growth companies; advised boards of directors and senior management regarding governance and corporate compliance issues; acted as issuer's and underwriter’s counsel in numerous public equity and debt securities offerings; and represented companies in a variety of national and international projects, including structuring joint ventures among multinational enterprises.

Mr. Reich serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Oakmark family of domestic and international mutual funds. He also serves on the Executive Council and is Chair of the International Relations Commission of the American Jewish Committee, serves on the Board of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center and is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School (1973)
    cum laude
  • A.B., Cornell University (1970)

Admissions

  • Illinois

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association